Simpson to Host Over 700 Visitors at Summer Camp
The 2017 summer camp season is around the corner, and Camp Simpson is expected to host over 700 Scouts and leaders.
Staff week begins May 27th through June 3rd.
The first week of summer camp is June 4th-10th.
Seventeen troops are slated to attend during the first week.
In-council units attending are: Troop 12-Ada, Troop 73– Pauls Valley, Troop 79-Wynnewood, Troop 4– Ada, Troop 160-Sulphur, Troop 413-Stratford, Troop 5-Ardmore, Troop 71-Elmore City, Troop 67-Davis, Troop 199-Ada.
Out-of-Council units attending first week are: Troop 731-Sallisaw, Troop 1-Wichita Falls, TX, Troop 912-Perry, Troop 190-Austin, TX, Troop 700-Grapevine, TX, Troop 220-Frederick, Troop 212-Altus.
During week 2 of summer camp, (June 12th-17th) 38 troops will attend the AP Encampment.
Scout units from all over the state and north Texas will be arriving. Troops are travelling from: Elgin, Enid, Cushing, Norman, Ada, Edmond, Yukon, Lawton, McCloud, Okemah, Duncan, Chickasha, Piedmont, Ponca City, Mustang, Noble, Buffalo, Oklahoma City, Stillwater, and Wichita Falls, Texas.
440 Scouts and 130 adult leaders will arrive on Monday, June 12th.
This is a great time to show what a special place Camp Simpson is—our jewel in the foot of the Arbuckles.
Please come out during our Camp Ranger Appreciation Work Day on Saturday, April 22nd as we prepare the camp for summer visitors.